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FTC and Six State AGs Sue Room and Roomate-Finder Site Roomster for Misleading Reviews, Listings

The FTC and the AGs of six states have sued the online room and roommate finder platform Roomster, as well as corporate officers John Shriber and Roman Zaks (collectively “Roomster”), and also named Jonathan Martinez as a co-defendant, over allegations that Roomster violated §5(A) of the FTC Act and state statutes by hosting thousands of…

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States Must Step Up to Fill Federal Delta-8 Loophole

When Congress passed the Farm Act in 2018, removing hemp and hemp-derived products from the definition of marijuana in the Controlled Substances Act, many argued that Congress inadvertently legalized delta-8—a psychoactive substance that may be manufactured from hemp-derived CBD for human consumption.

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Coalition of AGs Files Briefs in Support of Federal Contractor Minimum Wage

A coalition of 19 AGs filed amicus curiae briefs in cases in Arizona, Texas, and Colorado supporting U.S. Labor Secretary Martin J. Walsh, President Joseph R. Biden, Jessica Looman, Acting Administrator of the Wage and Hour Division, and the U.S. Department of Labor and its Wage and Hour Division, in lawsuits challenging the Biden Administration’s…

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AGs Urge Creation of Safe Harbor for Financial Institutions Serving Cannabis Businesses

Writing as co-chairs of the National Association of Attorneys General Federalism Committee, Ohio AG Dave Yost and Colorado AG Philip Weiser wrote a letter to Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell urging them to bring the Secure and Fair Enforcement (SAFE) Banking Act to the Senate floor for a vote…

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